About Charlotte Johnson's School of Dance & Musical Theatre- Principal




Charlotte Johnson is the principal of the School, She teaches most of the classes and also organises all events. 


Charlotte started dancing at the age of 4 at the Tanwood school of dancing, then began singing with Janice Thompson at the age of 10 and also Drama with Swindon Young Actors at the age of 11. She carried on Training until the age of 17 then began teaching and choreographing aswell as performing. She then attended the Judith Hockaday Dance College where she completed her ISTD Teaching qualifications gaining a DDE (diploma in dance education) in Ballet, Tap and Modern Dance. She then gained a diploma in Musical Theatre with the London College of Music.


Charlotte has performed all over the country including in shows at the Peacock Theatre in London, Her Majestys Theatre in London and also the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London. She has choreographed Numerous shows including a production of 'Hairspray' and also a workshop version of 'Blood Brothers' as well as a lot of other variety shows and Cabarets. She starred in the channel 4 series 'Teachers', episodes of Casualty and took part in a documentary about young dancers at Tanwood School for HTV entitled 'Dancing School'. Charlotte worked as a model for 20th century roadshow and also walked for bridal companies modelling wedding gowns. She now also choreographs for the Janice Thompson performance trust.

Charlotte worked with Madame Renards theatre company and fringe where she starred in various musical plays and went on tour in a two woman show. She has also worked as a singer/dancer in Cabaret style performances 

Charlotte performed for 3 years  in a 'singing and sax' duo with the late (great!) Frank Abrams and has performed as a lead singer with various Jazz bands over the years and even recorded a Christmas song! 

Teaching young dancers and performers is her passion and she loves passing on her skills! 


Book on for our summer workshop! This year we are planning a 'Wizard of Oz' performance! Join us for a fun filled week!

Summer show!!!

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